COVID-19 News, HEALTH CARE EMPLOYMENT ISSUES—D.R.I.: Rhode Island healthcare workers’ bid to enjoin enforcement of state’s COVID-19 mandate nixed, (Jan 13, 2022)

By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D.

“Courts in this country have held for over a century that mandatory vaccination laws are a valid exercise of a state’s police powers, and such laws have withstood constitutional challenges.”

Refusing to enjoin enforcement of an emergency regulation issued by Rhode Island’s health department, w ...